Now you can add an excellent bloom of sargassum to Florida’s present pink tide scenario. Having seen and smelled a number of ft of rotting sargassum on the seashores of the Yucatan, that is no bueno.
A raft of brown-colored seaweed within the Atlantic is so huge it may be seen from area.
Spanning roughly 5,000 miles — about twice the width of the US — the thick blanket of sargassum floats between the Gulf of Mexico and the shores of West Africa.
Scientists say this bloom is likely one of the largest on report, stoking fears that seaweed invasions of seashores within the coming weeks and months may very well be notably extreme.
LINK (by way of NBC Information)